Understanding the Medical Purposes of Botox for Birth Injuries Botulinum Toxin, or Botox, is best known for fighting wrinkles. Botox injections paralyze facial muscles to prevent wrinkling or smooth wrinkles. However, most people probably are unaware that Botox treats a variety of conditions, such as neck spasms, lazy eye, incontinence, migraines, and sweating, among other ailments. […]read full article
In the last two years, the infant mortality rate increased for maternal complications and infection, two of the top ten leading causes of infant fatalities. The causes of birth injuries vary, from premature birth to maternal conditions, such as infection or prolonged labor. Fortunately, ample medications and treatments exist to prevent, improve, or manage birth injuries and […]read full article
What Could Robots Offer when Treating Preterm Newborns in Hospitals? Robots helping premature babies stay alive seems like a science fiction movie set in the future, but that is what is happening in the United Kingdom and other places now. The robots, called Teladocs, allow outside medical specialists to evaluate premature babies inside a medical facility. […]read full article
Use of Umbilical Cord Blood to Improve Outcomes for Infants with Brain Damage due to Birth Hypoxia Pregnancies typically end with the birth of a healthy baby and many deliveries proceed without potentially damaging complications. Despite this, and considering that each contraction facilitating the baby’s successful exit from the womb applies hundreds of pounds of […]read full article
Assistive Technology for Infants with Birth Injuries and Cerebral Palsy Approximately 2.5% of newborns suffer birth injuries, resulting in brain damage or other bodily harm that impairs the major human systems responsible for motor, intellectual, and sensory functioning. Birth trauma, most often due to complications in the labor and delivery process or negligence, can be […]read full article
Birth injuries can be devastating, essentially a parent’s worst nightmare. And yet, they are not uncommon. One such condition is brachial plexus nerve injury, sometimes referred to as brachial plexus palsy or specified as Erb’s Palsy. The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that extends from the collarbone through the shoulder, arm, hand, and […]read full article
NJ Pediatric Malpractice Attorney Explores Chiropractic Care for Infants & Children Chiropractic care is among the most prominent areas of alternative medicine in the United States, now used for adults, children, and infants alike. In fact, chiropractors are now the third-largest contingent of healthcare providers in the U.S. who have primary contact with patients. Only […]read full article
Researchers are always looking for new and effective ways to treat babies with brain damage, as over one million babies are born with these life-altering injuries every year. Recently, cannabidiol (CBD) has been identified as an exciting, although controversial, option for reversing the effects of brain damage in infants. Adults, politicians, and teens throughout the United […]read full article
When your child has suffered a birth injury or associated condition like Cerebral Palsy, detecting the warning signs is often a first step in the right direction. Modern medicine has provided a host of valuable tools and techniques to assist doctors in timely and accurate diagnosis of these conditions and yet, many times, they persist […]read full article
Why are Babies Given Cooling Therapy after Birth? If your newborn was given cooling therapy after birth, you are likely flooded with questions about what this treatment is, how it works, why it is used in newborns, and what the implications are for you and your child long-term. Unfortunately, cooling therapy can be an effective […]read full article
If your child suffered an injury, complications, or a medical condition resulting from medical negligence, you may have grounds for a pediatric malpractice or birth injury lawsuit. Learn more.
If a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider failed to provide adequate care for your child and they suffered harm, you can pursue compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Find out about damages.
The statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit varies from state to state. The time limits may begin when your child's condition is identified, not necessarily when it occurred. Contact us for information that applies to your child's specific case.
Research published in the Journal Pediatrics found that 45 percent of pediatric patient medical errors resulting in harm were most likely preventable.